Yes. Any safety device installed in a vehicle is specifically designed to help save lives and reduce the seriousness of any injuries sustained. Statistically speaking, more Americans survive accidents with the aid of airbags and seatbelts than would make it out of a crash alive without them. Although brain trauma still happens in accidents, its severity is often greatly reduced by seatbelts and airbags.
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